Thurrock Beer Festival Page

Thurrock Beer Festival

Thurrock Beer Festival Page

Thurrock Beer Festival

Thurrock Beer Festival is a SWE CAMRA organised event. It is held once a year in Thurrock Civic Hall in Grays. Details for the 2017 Festival will be updated here as information comes in. Thurrock Beer Festival Underway Again


6th to 10th June 2017
Opening Times: 12-3, 6-11 (Tue - Fri); 12-7 (Sat)


2017 Admission: Free Tue - Fri lunchtimes, £1 Tue & Wed evenings, £3 Thu evening, £4 Fri evening, £2 Sat all day. Card-carrying CAMRA Members get FREE Admission at all times.

Standing in Front of the Barrels Guarding the barrels


Over 120 different Real Ales, 30+ Ciders & Perrys, plus a selection of English Country Wines and Mead.

Real Ales & Ciders 2017
Real Ales & Ciders 2016
Real Ales & Ciders 2015
Real Ales & Ciders 2014
Real Ales & Ciders 2013
Real Ales & Ciders 2012
Real Ales 2011
Real Ales 2010
Real Ales 2009
Real Ales 2008

Souvenir glasses available, plus CAMRA Membership & products stand.
Hot and Cold food available at all sessions.
Outdoor drinking area available.
Children not allowed in the Main Hall & only allowed in the garden or foyer, up to 6pm and if accompanied by an adult.

Smiling at the Camera with a Pint You'd have a grin like that too, if you were on your 37th pint...


Live Entertainment in 2017:

Tue & Wed evenings - Quiet (No Live Music)
Thu evening - Legacy
Fri evening - Larry and the Streamers
Sat afternoon - Rumford Morris Men, Sentimental Journey, The Blarneys

How to Get Here?

Nearest Railway Station: Grays (1.9 miles), c2c
Nearest Bus Stops: 'The Oak' Socketts Heath (Blackshots Leisure Centre)
Bus Routes (NB: Some don't run in the evenings):

11 (Aveley - Basildon, via Orsett)
73 [73A Evenings] (Lakeside - Tilbury)
83 (Lakeside - Chadwell St Mary)
88 (Grays - Lakeside, via Stifford Clays)
100 (Lakeside - Chelmsford)
265 (Grays - West Horndon)
374 (Grays - Basildon, via East Tilbury)

For further details/changes/other options, visit Traveline

The Fabulous Grandads on Stage Suck on a Werther's Original to enhance the experience.


Thurrock Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU

Festival Enquiries?

Festival Hotline: 07960 969462
Festival e-mail address:

What Can I Do?

If you are a CAMRA Member and have particular skills or if you just want to volunteer:

Ring Helen on 07960 969462.
Or click to download the Application Form (Word Document) for volunteering.
Also check out the staffing welcome sheet
And the CAMRA Volunteers Handbook.